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Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced

Indian and Pakistani Transnational Households in Canada

by Tania Das Gupta
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: emigration & immigration, canadian studies, race & ethnic relations

Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced explores the lives of Gulf South Asians who arrived in Canada from India and Pakistan via Persian Gulf countries. Tania Das Gupta reveals the multiple migration patterns of this group, analyzing themes such as gender, racial, and religious discrimination; class mobility; the formation of transnational families; and i …

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Nursing Shifts in Sichuan

Canadian Missions and Wartime China, 1937–1951

by Sonya Grypma
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: asian studies, women's studies, history, post-confederation (1867-)

In 1943, the Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) was forced to evacuate to the Canadian West China Mission in Chengdu, Sichuan. As part of an extraordinary mass migration to Free China during the Japanese occupation, the refugee PUMC transformed nursing at the Canadian mission, initiating the second university nursing program in the country. Both p …

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To Share, Not Surrender

Indigenous and Settler Visions of Treaty Making in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

edited by Peter Cook; Neil Vallance; John Lutz; Graham Brazier & Hamar Foster
edition: eBook
tagged: indigenous studies, land use, legal history, indigenous peoples

To Share, Not Surrender offers an entirely new approach to assessing Indigenous-settler conflict over land, opening scholarship to the public and augmenting it with First Nations community expertise. Informed by cel’aṉ’en – “our culture, the way of our people” – this multivocal work of essays traces the transition from treaty-making i …

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As We Rise: Photography from the Black Atlantic

Selections from the Wedge Collection

selected by The Wedge Collection, preface by Teju Cole, introduction by Mark Sealy, interviewer Liz Ikiriko
edition: Hardcover
tagged: african american, black studies (global), african

As We Rise presents an exciting compilation of photographs from African diasporic culture. With over one hundred works by Black artists from Canada, the Caribbean, Great Britain, the United States, South America, as well as throughout the African continent, this volume provides a timely exploration of Black identity on both sides of the Atlantic.

As …

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Unsettling Canada

A National Wake-up Call

by Arthur Manuel & Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson, foreword by Naomi Klein
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Audiobook Paperback
tagged: indigenous studies, political advocacy, canadian

A Canadian bestseller and winner of the 2016 Canadian Historical Association Aboriginal History Book Prize, Unsettling Canada is a landmark text built on a unique collaboration between two First Nations leaders.

Arthur Manuel (1951–2017) was one of the most forceful advocates for Indigenous title and rights in Canada; Grand Chief Ron Derrickson, …

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Rock Paper Sex Volume 2

Trigger Warning

by Kerri Cull
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: prostitution & sex trade, sexual abuse & harassment, gender studies

This follow-up to the bestselling Rock Paper Sex provides a space for the varied voices of individual sex workers, massage parlour owners, and community organizations, in a startling and compelling investigation of the industry. Rock Paper Sex Volume 2: Trigger Warning is timely, compassionate, and enlightening.

The stories presented in this sequel …

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Overcoming the Neutral Zone Trap

Hockey’s Agents of Change

edited by Cheryl A. MacDonald; Jonathon R.J. Edwards, contributions by Fred Mason; Angie Abdou; Cameron Braes; William Bridel; Judy Davidson; Catherine Houston; Chelsey H. Leahy; Brock McGillis; Roger G. LeBlanc; Vicky Paraschak; Brett Pardy; Ann Pegoraro; Kyle A. Rich; Tavis Smith; Kieran Block & Noah Underwood, afterword by Colin D. Howell
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: sociology of sports, hockey

Overcoming the Neutral Zone Trap challenges hockey’s norms, pushes its boundaries, and provides new ways of conceptualizing its role in North American culture. The editors of this engaging interdisciplinary collection use the metaphor of the neutral zone trap to explore the ways that hockey’s culture and structures work to exclude marginalized …

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Men's Issues and Men's Mental Health

An Introductory Primer

by Rob Whitley
edition: Hardcover
tagged: preventive medicine

Traditionally, men's mental health woes have been attributed to male stubbornness and rigid notions of masculinity. However, there is growing recognition that mental health issues in men are socially determined by a range of factors including family, educational, occupational, and legal issues. These and a variety of other social issues have been c …

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Coloniality and Racial (In)Justice in the University

Counting for Nothing?

edited by Sunera Thobani
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: higher, international

Coloniality and Racial (In)Justice in the University examines the disruption and remaking of the university at a moment in history when white supremacist politics have erupted across North America, as have anti-racist and anti-colonial movements. Situating the university at the heart of these momentous developments, this collection debunks the popu …

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